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In 5:26, if you pause the video at the right moment and look very closely at the bottom left of the laptop then you can barely but definitely see Axwell using Omnisphere with Swedish House Mafia on his Laptop. The image proving it is also here: http://www13.zippyshare.com/v/ZD8rXIR4/file.htmlmore
Steve Vai of [Alcatrazz](http://equipboard.com/band/alcatrazz), [Stuart Hamm & Steve Vai](http://equipboard.com/band/stuart-hamm-steve-vai), [The G3 Jam](http://equipboard.com/band/the-g3-jam), [Vai](http://equipboard.com/band/vai), [David Lee Roth & Steve Vai](http://equipboard.com/band/david-lee-roth-steve-vai), [Snakebite](http://equipboard.com/band/snakebite), [Whitesnake](http://equipboard.com/band/whitesnake), and [Western Vacation](http://equipboard.com/band/western-vacation), talks about his use of Spectrasonics Omnisphere Virtual Synth, stating, “There’s so much to choose from. The variety can keep you searching for hours! But if you know what you’re looking for, it’s easy. You can search by techniques, including some weird ones like Babbling, Doo-wops, and they’re even broken down into sforzandos. The way things are categorized is really nice. You can click a category, and then refine your search by type – with the vocals you search by Gender, you can refine that by searching Classical choir by Females or various Boys choirs...I’m really excited to see how Spectrasonics evolves and hoping that the designers are imagining things that are off the radar, because they’ll bring them into the radar.”more
Eric Persing and his Sound Design
In this [article](https://www.spectrasonics.net/news/news-content.php?id=45) from Spectrasonic's official site. A.R. says “There is a lot of Omnisphere in this score. I recorded many textures from Omnisphere and bounced them as audio, then mixed them with live strings and played with processing the result. We especially used the granular synthesis capabilities of Omnisphere, which was tweaked and overlaid with of a lot guitars, especially in the ‘Touch of the Sun’ and ‘RIP’ cues; Danny loved the sound.”more
"For general modulation and synthesis features, especially when it comes to programming envelopes, this is my favourite synth/sound module out there. It has some incredible synthesis features, and a really user-friendly layout, which I find becomes one of the most important factors when it comes to the real-life usability of a plug-in."more
"Omnisphere and stylus RMX are two of my most valued go to plug-ins and they are sprinkled al over this album with the tight snares and drum loops from stylus RMX and the unusual sounds created in Omnisphere," Roni Size talks with Spectrasonics in this [interview](http://blog.timespace.com/2014/10/roni-size-talks-to-us-about-using-rob-papen-synths-spectrasonics-and-izotope/).more
In [this article](http://www.musicradar.com/news/tech/in-pictures-joris-voorns-home-studio-238489/4) by Music Radar, it reads, "Unsurprisingly, there’s a computer at the heart of Joris’s setup - a Mac running Logic (favourite plug-ins include Omnisphere, Sylenth1 and Battery) - while monitoring is taken care of by a pair of Genelec 1031a speakers."more
“Digital spent 15 to 20 years trying to compete with the warmth and sound of analogue, but only in the last five years with plug-ins like Diva, Dune, Monarch, Omnisphere and the Native Instruments ones, is there a real new way of competing with the analogue Moog, Memorymoog or ARP 2600.”more
"I don't think there's any Shadow Child tracks that haven't used Omnisphere to be honest with you. It's so inspiring every time for me, for all sorts of reason, not just pads but basses. I can always find at least more than two or three sounds per track from Omnisphere," Shadow Child says, in this video, at 6:15.more
I've read numerous reviews about the GIGANTIC number of presets in Omnisphere, but what set it apart from reFX Nexus was the ability to also make synths and the vast amount of possibilities Spectronics programmed into Omnisphere. Since I find Trance and Electro appealing I found Omnisphere to be a matching synth for many producers of those genres and many other genres as well!
Over the past few years, I've stopped using a lot of soft-synths and have focused more on hardware. But Omnisphere remains a favorite, since it makes amazing, lush sounds that just won't come from an analog synth. It's a bit pricey, but is incredibly useful. I especially like the patch randomize button, which is a great way to hear sounds you might not have experienced otherwise. More developers should use this!
Looks like a powerhouse that has all sorts of funky samples. Its brutal on RAM, but it comes with a 50 gb library that apparently includes sampled lightbulb filaments O.o. Seems like a great one for soundscapes and textures for film and background stuff.